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Jobs and Internships

Open positions with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey and other related wildlife conservation opportunities.


Image of 2018 CWF Volunteer Research Intern Megan Fielding holds a juvenile terrapin that was found at LBIF in Loveladies, NJ. We released it back onto their protected saltmarsh after adoring it.2018 CWF Volunteer Research Intern Megan Fielding holds a juvenile terrapin that was found at LBIF in Loveladies, NJ. We released it back onto their protected saltmarsh after adoring it.

CWF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Communications Coordinator: Trenton (part-time)

Nonprofit organization seeks motivated Communications Coordinator to serve variety of functions from Trenton-based office. Responsibilities will include social media, blog and website, newsletters, member engagement, graphic design, assisting with event planning, and other responsibilities as needed. Candidates with marketing experience such as event, program and merchandise promotion is preferred. The right candidate must be a quick learner and proactive self-starter with initiative, personable, and able to work with a variety of partners and audiences. Position offers room for growth for the right person.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and brief salary history to: info@conservewildlifenj.org

(Posted 12/13/18)

Environmental Educator: Trenton (part-time)

Nonprofit CWF seeks proactive and motivated Environmental Educator with initiative and experience teaching elementary aged students on nature-based programs. Must be great with kids, personable, a quick learner, flexible with scheduling, a good writer comfortable with social media, and able to adapt to diverse audiences and topics. Experience with program building or grant writing is a plus, but not required. Position offers room for growth for the right person. Position is based in Trenton but requires frequent travel within NJ.

Approx. 12-20 hours per week to start. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@conservewildlifenj.org.

(posted 08/23/18)

Science Teacher/Environmental Educator: Monmouth County (part-time)

Nonprofit organization seeks proactive and motivated Environmental Educator with initiative and experience in teaching STEM-based programs. Must be great with kids, a quick learner, and able to adapt to diverse audiences and topics.

In-school teaching experience required, middle school teaching experience preferred. Teacher Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility in science or related field of study preferred. Position offers room for growth for the right person.

Initial role based in Monmouth County. Position may require additional travel within New Jersey.

Approx. 12-20 hours per week to start. Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and salary history to info@ConserveWildlifeNJ.org

(posted 10/29/18)


CWF INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Conserve Wildlife Foundation is excited to offer 2018 Fall Internship opportunities. Internship applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Our volunteer opportunities include a range of internships, which can offer either course credit or professional experience - depending on the intern's university requirements. Small stipends may be available in certain cases. Intern candidates can include both college students and grads. Below are internships within the following fields:


ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

This position is based at either the Trenton office or a small nature center in Middletown, Monmouth County. Responsibilities may include assisting field trips, educational outreach, educating visitors about coastal wildlife and habitats, and related administrative and communications tasks. A minimum of 10 hours per week required.

Please email cover letter and resume to info@conservewildlifenj.org


CWF OFFICE-BASED INTERNSHIPS

The following positions can be structured to potentially earn credits or volunteer hours. They are based in Trenton, New Jersey. Schedule can range from 7-25 hours per week, with flexible hours. College students, graduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Wildlife Conservation Internship

Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through research, correspondence, and administrative work.

Special Events and Fundraising Internship

Special Events and Fundraising internship to include developing event logistics, researching prospective donors, creating and distributing announcements and invitations, securing, collecting and tracking auction items, assisting with mailings and phone calls related to donations, and providing support for event planning and other fundraising projects as needed. A minimum of 14 hours a week required.

Graphic Design Internship

Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create brochures, flyers, and other promotional items for CWF events and projects.

Public Affairs Internship

Assist CWF on policy initiatives, including research, communications, and serving as a liaison on various advocacy initiatives.

GIS/Mapping Internship

Assist with collection and analysis of GIS data for various wildlife conservation projects. Candidate must be proficient with ArcGIS, Excel and be familiar with statistical analysis, knowledge of R statistical programming software preferable. Other responsibilities may include literature searches and data processing.

Art Internship

Assit in the coordination of statewide art and photography exhibits, develop website material, explore program options in wildlife photography ethics.

Communications Internship

Work with CWF staff on social media strategy, email marketing, media relations and other public outreach projects.

Journalism Internship

Work with CWF staff on website copy, blogging, media strategy, print and electronic newsletter projects.

Marketing Internship

Work with CWF staff on corporate outreach, member outreach, and event promotion.


CWF FIELD INTERNSHIPS

Pollinator Internship

Non-profit CWF seeks interns for a non-paid position in Summer 2018. Interns may work out of either our Trenton location or at a nature center in Bergen County. Interns may work on promoting native plants and pollinators, restoring habitat, and public engagement regarding pollinators. This internship will be 10-25 hours a week; weekend availability is a plus but not required. Position is either volunteer or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for any field work beyond offices.

Please send cover letter and resume to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Botany Internship

Non-profit CWF seeks interns for a non-paid position in Summer 2018. Interns would primarily work out of our Trenton office and a site in Hunterdon County. Interns may work on creating an inventory of plants at a site restoration, as well as public engagement regarding at-risk species of plants. This internship will be 10-25 hours a week; weekend availability is possible but not required. Position is either volunteer, or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for any travel beyond office or field site.

Please send cover letter and resume to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Image of 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.Zoom+ 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.

Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Internship (Application Period closed)

This is a volunteer position in the southern Ocean County & Atlantic County areas. This year the position is a volunteer position. We are seeking two student interns for 2017.

Intern(s) will work with CWF biologists and conduct hourly surveys on Great Bay Blvd. in Little Egg Harbor and Route 30 in Absecon from mid-May to late July. Intern will use their own vehicle to conduct road surveys and collect morphometric data on terrapins encountered in roadways. They will also work with volunteers to schedule patrols and manage roads that are patrolled. The main goals of the project are to reduce road mortality rates, raise awareness of terrapins, and to educate the public about terrapins. Interns will also help enter and analyze data for annual reporting.

Download 2017 Terrapin Project Internship

2017 Terrapin Project Internship - 450.3KB
Job description for students who are interested in applying for a volunteer internship to work with terrapins in S. Ocean County.


CWF VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIPS

The following position may be able to offer a paid stipend for qualified candidates. Intern will need the ability to travel, but can otherwise be managed from home or school. Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Videography Internship

Gather footage and edit videos showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern. Qualified applicants may be eligible for an additional paid stipend.

Podcast Internship

Gather footage to create audio and video podcasts showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video and editing experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern.


CWF RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Wildlife Conservation Internship

Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through conservation research, outreach, and administrative work, along with potential opportunities to get out in the field.


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